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Quinoa Bowl with Chicken, Avocado, and Butter Lettuce

This delicious bowl entrée can be customized with produce-centric add-ons. Colorful, healthy, and social-media worthy!

Emotional Connections

After several years of ordering the comforting, well-known dishes that dominated trends during the pandemic, patrons are ready to experiment...

Managing Labor Through The Holidays

Foodservice labor remains tight—making efficient use of time a must in busy kitchens, especially during the hectic holiday season. Streamlining...

HOLIDAYS & SEASONAL INGREDIENTS

December is a whirlwind month of holidays that spur celebratory events. Start with Hanukkah’s Festival of Lights, followed by Christmas,...

CAPTURING HOLIDAY TRAFFIC

Holiday diners don’t always want to cook big meals at home. Be ready for large groups by recreating classic dishes...

LEVERAGE FALL DISHES ON SEASONAL MENUS

Shifting seasonal menus is a great time to promote and showcase fresh fruits and vegetables on menus. Whether it’s LTOs,...

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Compressed Watermelon

Compressed watermelon gives the appearance of raw tuna, making it an excellent plant-based substitution.

Chef preparing a dish of venison with apple and seasonal vegetables.

Holiday Season Prep

Getting ahead of the holiday season rush helps streamline day-to-day service, keeps budgets in check, and prevents last-minute crises. Stock...

Overly busy restaurant kitchen

Reducing Waste

Reducing waste across the supply chain is critical for the survival of the industry and the planet. Markon does our...

Grilled pumpking warm salad with arugula, walnuts and pomegranate seeds

Getting to the Root of Fall Produce

After months of sweet corn, juicy tomatoes, and plump strawberries, customers are ready to make the seasonal shift to fall...

Boiled pear and icecream sprinkled with nuts in exquisite dessert.

Fall Fruits

Fall menus transition out of the bright, tropical flavors of summer into comforting, subtly sweet notes from tree fruits like...

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Firsthand News from Markon Summit 2022

We talked to Ronnie Gilmore, District Sales Manager at Markon member Ben E. Keith about the recent Markon Summit. He’s...